Federal Communications Commission

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

In Fight Over Net Neutrality, The FCC Seeks To Supersede States’ Rights (Video)

From opening our public land to commercial interests, green-lighting the Keystone XL pipeline, approving the Italian oil giant Eni SpA’s plan to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska, we are only beginning to get a taste of how far President Donald Trump and company will go to privatize the public sector. One […]

FCC Closes Comments On Net Neutrality – Tells The Internet To F*ck Off (VIDEO)

FCC Closes Comments On Net Neutrality – Tells The Internet To F*ck Off (VIDEO)

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has closed down comments on their website after a flood of comments regarding the issue of net neutrality. They explained it by saying someone created multiple distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks in order to “slow down” actual site users. Except, actual information security and cybersecurity experts cast numerous doubts on the FCCs claims. […]

John Oliver Explains Why Net Neutrality Is In Danger Under Trump (VIDEO)

John Oliver Explains Why Net Neutrality Is In Danger Under Trump (VIDEO)

John Oliver discussed net neutrality again on his show Last Week Tonight on HBO. Three years ago, he talked about the concept, and the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) website was shut down after the video went viral. John Oliver told people to go to the FCC’s website and leave comments for them. At the time, the Obama […]

Don’t Get Used To Unlimited Internet – Trump Aims To Curb Your Access (VIDEO)

Don’t Get Used To Unlimited Internet – Trump Aims To Curb Your Access (VIDEO)

When former Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler resigned his post the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, many advocates of net neutrality started writing epitaphs for the free and open internet. That’s because when Wheeler, a former telecommunications lobbyist, proposed during his tenure to loosen net neutrality rules so telecom giants could enjoy more profit shares, […]

Comcast And Time Warner Cable Forced To Call Off Merger

Comcast And Time Warner Cable Forced To Call Off Merger

Last year, Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced plans to merge into one of the largest media companies in the world. However, when it became apparent that both the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission were extremely cool toward the deal, the two companies announced they were calling it off. For all intents and […]

FCC Could Ban Stations From Using ‘Redskins’ On The Air

FCC Could Ban Stations From Using ‘Redskins’ On The Air

Daniel Snyder, owner of the NFL’s Washington Redskins, has remained defiant in the face of growing pressure to change his team’s name on the grounds that it is degrading to Native Americans. Indeed, last year he declared that the Redskins will “NEVER” change their name at least as long as he is owner. But if […]